Solar Orbiter Launched To The Sun’s Poles

Sunday February 9, 2020 saw the successful launch of an Atlas V from Cape Canaveral carrying Solar Orbiter on a ground-breaking mission to the Sun. The mainly European spacecraft is bristling with instruments to study the heliosphere, hazardous coronal mass ejections and help scientists understand our star’s 11 year activity cycle.

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Solar Orbiter launches on historic mission to study the sun’s poles